Welcome to the News and Events page for the Department of Statistics.
In Memoriam: Josh Hill
We are deeply saddened to confirm that Josh Hill, a second year student studying Data Science has passed away in hospital overnight on Monday 10 June, following a fall in the Mathematical Sciences Building.
Head of Statistics Professor Barbel Finkenstadt said:
“The whole department is deeply saddened and distressed by the death of this lovely, gentle and kind young man. Our thoughts are with Josh’s family.”
If you would like support during this difficult time, please contact Wellbeing Support Services. You can call the team on 024 76 575570, ext. 75570 or visit https://warwick.ac.uk/services/supportservices or https://warwick.ac.uk/services/healthsafetywellbeing/well-being/employeeassistanceprogramme for more details.
Public Lecture in Statistics: a data science for the twenty-first century
There will be a Public Lecture by Professor Peter Diggle (Lancaster University) on the topic of 'Statistics: a data science for the twenty-first century'.
The lecture will take place on Wednesday May 16th 2018 in MS.01 (Zeeman building) at 6:15pm.
Further details, and a link to the registration page, can be found be clicking on the following link:
Congratulations to Lewis Rendell and David Selby on their Google internships
Congratulations to Warwick Statistics PhD students Lewis Rendell and David Selby for obtaining Quantitative Analyst internships with Google (in Zurich and Paris respectively) for this summer!
Congratulations to Dr Nikos Zygouras for obtaining an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship
Many congratulations to Dr Nikos Zygouras for obtaining an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship. These are few and far between, so well done, Nikos! The title of the project will be 'Structures and Universalities around the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang Equation' and will run from 2018 to 2023.
Congratulations to Anastasia Papavasiliou on her promotion to Reader
Many congratulations to Anastasia Papavasiliou for her promotion to Reader with effect from 1st June 2018. Well done, Tessy!